From client to coach… my journey
Posted on 07/11/2017
Back in 2012 life looked pretty decent for me health-wise, or so I thought. I was an avid kick boxer and gym goer in relatively decent shape (no six pack though).Continue reading
Can nutritionists give out diet plans?
Posted on 31/10/2017
One of the biggest questions I get asked as manager of the BTN Academy is “what can a nutritionist do, can a nutritionist give our diet plans, and whats the difference between a nutritionist and a dietician”.Continue reading
Why do I store fat in my legs?
Posted on 24/10/2017
The pattern I want to talk about today is that of female pattern fat storage, or more specifically, why women tend to store fat in their bum, thigs, pelvis and upper arms – in comparison to men who tend to get a pot belly.Continue reading
Shit things good coaches do
Posted on 18/10/2017
There are two kinds of coaches, broadly speaking: There are shit coaches. This is, unfortunately, the majority in my experience. There are good coaches. These guys realise that PT’ing is about more than writing workouts and telling folks to eat kale.Continue reading
The worlds #1 investment secret
Posted on 10/10/2017
If you want to get ahead in life, there are a few things that are pretty hard to negotiate, and one of those is to make sensible investments.Continue reading
Here’s what every nutrition coach needs to know...
Posted on 03/10/2017
It’s fair to say that you don’t need to go to university to be able to help someone eat a little better, but there are still some things that I feel are essential for your understanding of how nutrition works.Continue reading
How to lead a healthy Life
Posted on 26/09/2017
If you’re reading this, you’ll probably be here for one of two reasons: You read the BTN blogs all the time (and if so, thank you, your support means the world) OR someone who meets criteria 1 asked you to read it, because I asked them to at the endContinue reading
Are YOU the problem?
Posted on 19/09/2017
Now I’m not going to tell you YOU are the problem, I’m going to ask you if you are the problem.Continue reading
Why do I wake up in the middle of the night
Posted on 12/09/2017
Many people wake up in the middle of the night, in fact for many it’s the norm. If those I have spoken to are anything to go by, few sleep all the way through - but shouldn’t we be able to?Continue reading
10 ways to be healthy
Posted on 05/09/2017
We can bang on about 24-hour energy balance, calories in versus calories out, the benefits of consuming a bolus of protein every 4 hours to stimulate muscle protein synthesis or why the carbs in your diet aren’t what’s making you fat.Continue reading